Weekend Planner: July 27, 2018

Family-fun events in Philadelphia, the suburbs, South Jersey and Delaware for July 27-29, 2018.

Top Picks for This Weekend

Movers and shakers of all ages can sashay over to participating dance studios for Philadelphia Dance Day Sat., in which 25 FREE workshops in everything from Zumba to ballroom culminate in an evening showcase.


New Jersey's official Tall Ship, the Meerwold, docks Fri. & Sat. at New Castle, DE's Delaware Street Wharf. During the Kids' Tales and Sails cruise, little ones help set the sails, listen to a story and learn boat terminology.


The Festival of Ballooning, North America's biggest event of its kind, hits Readington, NJ's Solberg Airport Fri.-Sun. with plenty of high-flying fun, including daily launches, a balloon glow, fireworks and amusement rides.


More Local Events the Kids Will Love

FREE Gloucester County 4H Fair and Peach Festival at Mullica Hill, NJ's Gloucester County Fairgrounds, through Sun.

Dog Days of Summer at Wilmington, DE's Delaware Children's Museum, Fri.

FREE Friday Night at the Movies: The Lion King at Philly's Franklin Square, Fri.

FREE Cooper River Dragon Boat Festival at Camden, NJ's Cooper River Park, Sat.

WWE Live Summer Slam Heatwave Tour at Wildwood, NJ's Wildwoods Convention Center, Sat.

Garden Wild at Hockessin, DE's Mt. Cuba Center, Sat. & Sun.

Hands-On History at Cape May, NJ's Historic Cold Spring Village, Sat. & Sun.

FREE Freshwater Investigation at Huntingdon Valley, PA's Lorimer Park, Sun.

FREE Kids' DJ Dance Party: Let's Rock Recess at Philly's The Oval, Sun.

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